SEAL Team is an American television series created by Benjamin Cavell which was began airing from CBS on September 27, 2017.

The series follows Bravo Team, a component unit of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, better known as DEVGRU or Seal Team Six. SEAL Team received a pilot order from CBS in January 2017, and was ordered to series in May 2017.

On May 9, 2019, it was renewed for a third season.

Overview Edit

The series follows the most elite unit of Navy Seals as they plan and undertake dangerous missions worldwide with little notice, and the burden on them and their families.

Cast Edit

Main Cast Edit

Recurring Cast Edit

Episodes Edit

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
1 22 September 27, 2017 May 16, 2018
2 22 October 3, 2018 May 22, 2019
3 22 2019

Production Edit

Development Edit

On January 27, 2017, it was announced that CBS had given the production a pilot order for the Navy SEAL project. The episode was written and author by Benjamin Cavell who were expected to executive produce alongside Ed Redlich, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Christopher Chulack. Production companies involved with the pilot include Chulack Productions, East 25 C, Timberman/Beverly Productions and CBS Television Studios. On May 12, 2017, CBS officially ordered the pilot to series. A few days later, it was announced that the series, now titled SEAL Team, would premiere in the fall of 2017 and air on Wednesdays at 9:00 P.M.

The series received a full-season-order on October 12, 2017, bringing the first season to a total of 22 episodes. On March 27, 2018, it was renewed for a second season which was premiered on October 3, 2018. On May 22, 2018, it was reported that both Cavell and Redlich were exiting their roles as executive producer and showrunner, and John Glenn replacing him as showrunner.

Casting Edit

On March 14, 2017 it was announced that Jim Caviezel would topline CBS' then-untitled Navy SEAL drama pilot but on March 22, 2017, it was announced that David Boreanaz had been cast in the pilot's lead role of Jason, replacing Caviezel. On March 8, 2017, it was reported that A.J. Buckley would play Sonny.

On August 15, 2018 it was reported that Judd Lormand had been upgraded to series regular for season 2.

On August 8, 2018, it was announced that Michael McGrady and Ruffin Prentiss would recur as Captain Harrington and Summer Kairos in the series' second season.

Reception Edit

Critical response Edit

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 69% based on 16 reviews, with an average rating of 5.75/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "SEAL Team's solidly written first season offers compelling characters and hints at broader potential, even if it's somewhat undermined by an overall sense of predictability." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 57 out of 100 based on 16 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".

Ratings Edit

Season Timeslot (ET) No. of
Premiered Ended TV season Rank Avg. viewers
(in millions)
18-49 rating
Date Premiere viewers
(in millions)
Date Finale viewers
(in millions)
1 Wednesday 9:00 pm (1-35), 10:00 pm (36-44) 22 September 9.88 May 16, 2018 6.14 2017–18 #28 9.87 TBA
2 22 October 3, 2018 5.02 May 22, 2019 TBA 2018–19 TBA TBA TBA

Crew Edit

Main article: List of crew

DVD Release Edit

The first season was released for DVD on August 14, 2018 owned and partnered with CBS/Paramount.

Image DVD Name Ep # Release Date
SEAL Team (S1) DVD SEAL Team - Season One 22 August 14, 2018

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